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Updated: 3/19/2021
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  • The Transcontinental Railroad transports good to far places.
  • The Transcontinental Railroad would connect the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and was built by two companies: the Union Pacific and Central Pacific.
  • The Railroad went from 35,000 miles to about 190,000 miles of track!
  • Thats a lot of track!
  • Railroads transported mined goods to factories, ports and markets.
  • The Central Pacific can hire the Chinese for labor!
  • Promontory PointUtah
  • The two tracks met at Promontory Point, Utah on May 10, 1869!